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1-39.

Susan's apartment is shown below. Assuming that all rooms are rectangular, find the quantities described below. All measurements are in feet. Homework Help ✎

Find the area of her living room.

Find the area of her entire apartment.

How much larger than her bedroom is her living room?

Area is the total square units of a shape.

Area of a rectangle is base multiplied by height.

Base = 15 Height = 18

15(18) = 270

Reminder! Don't forget your units. ft ( ft ) = ft^{2}

270 ft^{2}

Follow the steps in part (a).

644 ft^{2}

Find both and subtract the smaller area from the larger area.